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Tuesday, July 14th, 2009
New Bremen youth will be first to take part in exchange
By Margie Wuebker
NEW BREMEN - Shelby Frideger sorts through a stack of clothes trying to find the most suitable for her upcoming 10-month visit to Slovakia.
Frideger, the 18-year-old daughter of Todd and Bev Frideger, will become the first teenager from the New Bremen-New Knoxville Rotary Club to participate in the Rotary International Youth Exchange program. She departs in late August and will remain there throughout what would have been her senior year at New Bremen High School. [More]
By Margie Wuebker
Celina Police charged a 58-year-old man with inducing panic and obstructing official business after he attempted to commit suicide by setting fire to a cylinder of propane.
Brad L. Scheer, 420 W. Fayette St., was taken by ambulance to Mercer County Community Hospital in Coldwater and later transferred to St. Rita's Medical Center in Lima for admission. He will appear in Celina Municipal Court upon his release. [More]
By Gary R. Rasberry
MINSTER - Coldwater punched the ticket to what has become a regular spot for the team over the past several years, a place in the ACME District 4 Baseball Tournament championship series.
The Cavaliers scored six runs early, giving pitcher Reese Klenke plenty of support to put Coldwater in the title game with an 8-1 decision over Wapakoneta in the winner's bracket final on Monday at Hanover Street Park. [More]
Obituaries on July 14th, 2009
Michael C. Bollenbacher, age 60, 871 Heitkamp Road, Minster, died at 7:20 p.m. July 12, 2009, at his home. Death was due to natural causes. [More]
The Rev. G. Walter Clausing, 102, formerly of 820 Hillcrest Drive in St. Marys, died at 8:20 p.m. July 11, 2009, at the St.Marys Living Center. [More]
Robert Anthony Eilerman Sr., 83, of Versailles and formerly of Sidney, died at 8:40 a.m. July 12, 2009, at Versailles Health Care Center. [More]
Luther Gene Francis, 52, of Lakeview, died July 11, 2009, at his home. Death was due to natural causes. [More]
Mary Piper, 81, 8111 U.S. Route 33, Celina, died at 10:45 p.m. July 13, 2009, at her residence. [More]
Naomi Robbins, 69, of rural Celina, died July 14, 2009, at her residence.
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Local pictures on July 14th, 2009
Subscriber only stories on July 14th, 2009
Roberts Town Tavern could lose parking
Ordinance for food sales being updated
Legal work completed for village annex
Second reading of ordinance passed for obtaining design bids
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A few ways to cut Ohio's expenses
Manure Science Review slated
Stewart and Kahne are returning to racing roots